A Day In The Life - Maryam at AOL

Maryam A.
Intern - AOL Mail

Hello world. I am a software development intern with the Anti-spam team in AOL Mail. Nowadays for the most part, I've been doing Java programming but my first few weeks involved C, some shell scripts, and performance testing. I am a junior in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon, and I'm getting a minor in discrete math.

I like to play competitive foosball in my free time (yes, foosball, it's not a typo). I also like to travel, so I do both when I get the chance.

Follow me on Twitter to see what a day in the life of the AOL Mail team is really like!

A Day In The Life with Maryam

Read emails and got my day in order. It's coding time now.

I feel slightly alone. Half of my row is gone to a conference this week: http://ceas.cc/2010/main.shtml

Debugging ftw

Perl class now and lunch

Learned about Perl file I/O. Now time for Java file I/O.

3 o'clock came fast! I'm mapReducing. yay Hadoop.

Aol is one of the few places where you're EXPECTED to use AIM at work. lol.

I'm working with a lot of open source software. http://dev.aol.com/topic/opensource

It's time for the intern vs. full-timers volleyball match! After that I'm foosballing, so my work day is done. Thanks for following!...

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.